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Excise Act 1942

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  • - C1942A00016
  • No longer in force
Act No. 16 of 1942 as made
An Act to amend the Excise Act 1901-1934.
Date of Assent 18 May 1942
Date of repeal 24 Jun 2014
Repealed by Amending Acts 1901 to 1969 Repeal Act 2014



No. 16 of 1942.

An Act to amend the Excise Act 1901-1934.

[Assented to 18th May, 1942.]

BE it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:—

Short title and citation.

1.—(1.)   This Act may be cited as the Excise Act 1942.

(2.)  The Excise Act 1901-1934 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)  The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Excise Act 1901-1942.


2.  This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.


3.  Section four of the Principal Act is amended by adding at the end of the definition of “Excisable goods” the words “, and includes goods the subject of an Excise Tariff proposal”.


4.  Section fifteen of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section inserted in its stead:—

Time for compliance with this Act.

“15.   Where under any Excise Tariff proposal any excise duty is proposed to be imposed on any goods previously free, any person who manufactures or proposes to manufacture those goods shall be allowed two months from the day on which the proposal is introduced into the House of Representatives for compliance with the provisions of this Act relating to registration and licences, but during that period every unlicensed person who manufactures goods which are excisable goods by virtue of that proposal shall comply with this Act as if he were licensed and the premises on which he manufactures those goods shall be deemed to be a factory.”.